Accessories

2022 Fat Biker’s Holiday Gift Guide

It’s the Fat-Bike.com Holiday Gift Guide with something for everyone that has a fat bike enthusiast on their holiday shopping list. This year, we surveyed our Bike Black Ribbon Society brain-trust for what they’d like […]

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Singlespeed USA 2022

One of the reoccurring waves of enthusiasm for two-wheeled fun that I’ve enjoyed over the years has been driven by singlespeed bicycles. It probably was heavily influenced by growing up near Chicago and the Schwinn […]

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FatFOD

Last weekend I met up with some of the fat bike guys from the south of England for FatFOD. FatFOD is an annual met up run by Graham Foot of Smokestone bikes. A couple of […]

B-Fat (27.5 Fat)

S240 – Fat Bike Freedom

The Sub 24 Hour Overnite or S24O is, yet another, sterling example of bicycle freedom and potentially another excuse to ride your fat bike. I’m quite fond of the S24O. I’ve recently taken a couple […]

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Klunkedekic Video Tuesday

Sunshine and klunky Tuesdays amigos! Does anybody else have Spring Fever? Today’s clip really got my blood going with the story of how the Crested Butte Pearl Pass tour all got started. Do you have […]

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Dose of Fat – March ’22

The calendar says that it’s Spring but Winter isn’t over until the fat-bike sings. The Dose of Fat is back with a look at what’s going on in the fat-bike.com test bunker and what our […]

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Chasing the Last Snow

For the last dozen, or so, years, my wife, Bethany, and I, have been blessed to live with Bodhi, Cecil & Cowboy. Bodhi and Cecil are both gone now but Cowboy is still around. All […]

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Dose of Fat – February 2022

Here are a few things happening in the world of Fat Bikes! It’s the end of February and Fat Bike Racing is set at the proverbial “eleven”! We just got a new fresh coating of […]

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Disc Brake Flip Flop

In the early days of fat bike development, complete bikes came spec’d with mechanical disc brakes. It was my understanding that the story behind that was hydraulic disc brakes were unreliable at arctic temperatures. I […]

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Levis Mound Fat Tire Festival

◄ Bringing Derby Back to Levis Mounds! ► September 10th thru 12th – 2021 In the tradition of the bike festival formerly know as Gnomefest comes the Levis Mound Fat-Tire Festival set for September 10th thru the […]

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Full Suspension Fat Full Monty

I decided that it was high time to get out and ride the Full Monty at Kettle. The Full Monty is a colloquialism for riding the Blue Loop at the John Muir Trail system to […]

B-Fat (27.5 Fat)

Free to Ride the Country

Don’t let anyone tell you that you have to rough it to get your bike-fun merit badge. I’m here to tell you that it’s ok to go glamping or (gasp!) stay in a nice hotel […]

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Klunkedelic – REEB Hooptie (in da hizzie)

I’ve been lusting after REEB’s Hooptie since it premiered a couple of years back. The Hooptie is a blend of a mid/long-travel hardtail along with a classic Klunker. After the editorial board gave the green […]

B-Fat (27.5 Fat)

Fat-Bikes at Levis

Over the past year and a half, I’ve been dreaming about bike shenanigans, waiting for a time that we can start to gather together for a good bike party. With the new CDC recommendations for vaccinated people to be able to gather together, Adam Blake and I put together a little get-together with some close friends last Sunday at one of our favorite places to ride. I don’t know if all of the stars aligned or what, but a bunch of our gnome cousins decided to come out to Levis as well. It turned out to be one hell of a good time! […]

Adventure Bikes

Our Test Pilots Share Their Gravel Rigs

A couple of weeks back, I shared my gravel bike’s third mutation and that article provided the inspiration for today’s compilation of our staff’s collection of gravel bikes. I’m a subscriber to the theory that […]

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UK Packrafting Meet Up

John ‘Climber’, one of Fat-bike,com’s friends decided it would be a great idea to get people who are packraft curious together in North Wales, UK. Luckily for me the venue was just a 1 hour […]